William Brett


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birthc.1718CSORN
Baptism21.9.1718 - Saint Dunstan,Stepney, London CSORN
First Known Service7.3.1730/31ADM107/3
Father Piercy Brett (d.1752)PROB11
MotherAnn LoganPROB11
WifeFrances Harvey (1733-1773) - Married 23.5.1754 - Tilmanstone, Kent ref:719
DaughterMary (d.1759)ref:1244
SonWilliam Edward (d.1764)ref:1244
BrotherSir Peircy Brett (c.1710-1781)PROB11
SisterAnn (1715-?)ADM107/3
Last Known Service4.2.1763CSORN
Date of Death19.1.1769CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
4.10.1739 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/3/347RNLPC
3.3.1739/40 Lieutenant ADM 6/15/253CSORN
10.4.1746 Commander ADM 6/17/85ADM 6/17
10.4.174618.7.1747Baltimore (14), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/86BWAS-1714
1.5.1746 Action of 1746-05-01 
18.7.1747 Captain ADM 6/17/247CSORN
18.7.174729.5.1752Tartar (20), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/247BWAS-1714
11.3.175521.2.1759Falmouth (50), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/145BWAS-1714
21.8.17591.3.1760Achilles (60), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/88ADM 6/19
1.3.17604.2.1763Torbay (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/141BWAS-1714
29.3.176111.6.1761Expedition against Belle-Isle 


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